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Get up, get out, and do something! Just about any day of the year, you can find something fun, informative, and healthy to enjoy at an area park. Feel free to browse the listings below, or use the search tools to find an event that matches your interests and location.

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Sunday, April 19, 2015

Apr19

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.12:45 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Apr19

Nature Exploration: Marine Park Salt Marsh (Light)

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
On nature exploration hikes, we will discover the plants and animals that inhabit our urban forest.
Category: Nature
Free!

Apr19

Historic House Tour: Behind the Dutch Doors

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Visit New York City’s oldest house and step back in time! Learn about early Dutch colonial architecture inside the city's last remaining New Netherland structure.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr19

Last Team Standing Basketball Challenge

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Compete against athletes in the Bronx and elsewhere. Last Team Standing pits teams against each other in a battle for a free Recreation Center membership gift card. Each…
Category: Sports
Free!

Apr19

Earth Day in Union Square

at North Plaza (in Union Square Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Events in Union Square include an exhibit on sharing economy, information on local businesses, a green travel exhibition, kids' activities and entertainment, live music & entertainment.
Category: Education, Nature, Games, Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr19

Walking Tour: 19th-Century Landmark Treasures of Noho

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
On this one-hour walking tour of the Noho Historic District, see 11 buildings designated as individual New York City landmarks.
Category: Education, Art, History, Tours

Apr19

Earth Day at Prospect Park

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance at the Audubon Center for its annual Earth Day celebration featuring fishing lessons, performances, a parade, and raptor meet and greet.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Fishing
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr19

Kids Beach Exploration

at Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Indulge your curiosity of marine life and get your hands dirty while exploring the beaches of Orchard Beach.
Category: Nature, Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr19

Kids Salamander Exploration

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
xplore under logs and turn over rocks gently to catch a glimpse of these fascinating creatures.
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr19

Queens Botanical Garden Craft Table at The Shops at Skyview Center

at Shops at SkyView Center, Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join QBG on Level B where they will be potting bulb planters!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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